ISBN: 9780323167970
Page Count: 1632
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $199.00

Small Animal Surgery Textbook - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Theresa Welch Fossum, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVS
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323167970
Page Count: 1632
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $199.00
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The 3rd edition of this classic textbook continues to serve as a one-stop resource for authoritative information on all aspects of small animal surgery. Coverage includes basic procedures such as spays, castrations, and declaws, as well as more advanced surgeries that might be referred to specialists such as craniotomy, ventral slots, and lung lobectomy. Discussions of general surgical procedures include sterile technique, surgical instrumentation, suturing, preoperative care, and antibiotic use. Key sections provide clinically relevant coverage of soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, and neurosurgery.
    • Over 1500 full color illustrations provide exceptionally clear representations of anatomy and currently accepted surgical techniques, including approaches and closure.
    • Over 600 full color photographs and radiographs offer clear images of specific disorders, diseases, and procedures.
    • Information on the most efficient and cost-saving sterilization techniques including scrubless and waterless preparation solutions.
    • General considerations and clinically relevant pathophysiology sections provide practical information for case management.
    • Step-by-step instructions for surgical techniques are presented in italicized blue type for quick and easy reference.
    • Special icons identify advanced procedures that should be referred to an experienced surgeon or specialist.
    • Color-coded tables and boxes call attention to specific data, offering at-a-glance access to key information such as drug dosages, clinical signs, and analgesic protocols.
    • Anesthesia Protocols provide quick and easy access to recommendations for anesthetizing animals with particular diseases or disorders.
    • A new chapter on Fundamentals of Physical Rehabilitation details the basics of physical rehabilitation for practitioners who want to integrate physical therapy into practice.
    • A new chapter on Principles of Minimally Invasive Surgery that describes the principles of performing surgery with the least instrumentation possible, including instrument selection and care and basic techniques.
    • A new chapter on Surgery of the Eye that discusses diseases and disorders of the eye, their medical management, and corrective surgical procedures.
    • Expanded coverage of perioperative multimodal analgesic therapy.
    • Updated coverage of arthroscopy, canine elbow dysplasia, joint replacement, and management of osteoarthritis.
    • The latest information on state-of-the-art radiologic techniques.
  • Part I: General surgical principles

    1. Principles of surgical asepsis

    2. Sterilization and disinfection

    3. Surgical facilities, equipment, and personnel

    4. Care and maintenance of the surgical environment

    5. Preoperative and Intraoperative Care of the Surgical Patient

    6. Preparation of the operative site

    7. Preparation of the surgical team

    8. Surgical instrumentation

    9. Biomaterials, suturing and hemostasis

    10. Surgical infections and antibiotic selection

    11. Postoperative care of the surgical patient

    12. Fundamentals of physical rehabilitation

    13. Perioperative Multimodal Analgesic Therapy

    14. Principles of minimally invasive surgery

    Part II: Soft tissue surgery

    15. Surgery of the integumentary system

    16. Surgery of the eye

    17. Surgery of the ear

    18. Surgery of the abdominal cavity

    19. Surgery of the digestive system

    20. Surgery of the liver

    21. Surgery of the extrahepatic biliary system

    22. Surgery of the endocrine system

    23. Surgery of the hemolymphatic system

    24. Surgery of the kidney and ureter

    25. Surgery of the bladder and urethra

    26. Surgery of the reproductive and genital systems

    27. Surgery of the cardiovascular system

    28. Surgery of the upper respiratory system

    29. Surgery of the lower respiratory system: lungs and thoracic wall

    30. Surgery of the lower respiratory system: pleural cavity and diaphragm

    Part III: Orthopedics

    31. Fundamentals of orthopedic surgery and Fracture Management

    32. Management of specific fractures

    33. Diseases of the joints

    34. Management of muscle and tendon injury or disease

    35. Other diseases of bones and joints

    Part IV: Neurosurgery

    36. Fundamentals of neurosurgery

    37. Surgery of the brain

    38. Surgery of the cervical spine

    39. Surgery of the thoracolumbar spine

    40. Surgery of the lumbosacral spine

    41. Nonsurgical diseases of the spine
  • Theresa Welch Fossum, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVS, Department of Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
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